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Revealing myself
Saturday, December 06, 2014      7 comments

This is the post I wasn't sure I was ever going to write. But after reading some of the other blog entries from other Sparkers, I'm feeling compelled to let my guard down some. I've never much liked my body, ever since I became aware of it.... Read more
Friday funday
Saturday, December 06, 2014      4 comments

Late post today. Steve and I picked up poinsettias at a farm south of here for the church and for his flower shop. Fun morning but lots of driving. Then we raked leaves in the yard (great workout btw) and walked the dogs. Went to a party at a fr... Read more
Thursday Rant
Thursday, December 04, 2014      1 comments

An update on the bed saga: I've ordered a new air chamber for my side of the SleepNumber bed. It will be here next week, hopefully. I went out and bought some of the spray stuff called FlexSeal that is supposed to seal anything. I put 3 good coa... Read more
Wednesday Blahs
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      3 comments

We have had a SleepNumber bed for over 10 years. It's wonderful, except when it isn't. I went to bed last night thinking that the bed felt weird. I couldn't figure out for sure, but it was making my back hurt. I woke up about 4am and realiz... Read more
Rainy Tuesday
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      5 comments

We are supposed to have pretty steady rain the next two days, and could get up to 2" total precipitation. We need it bad after 3 years of drought conditions. Still, the dogs don't like going outside, which means I'll be on clean-up duty all day.... Read more
December already!
Monday, December 01, 2014      2 comments

We had a great time up at the lake for Thanksgiving. My parents came up with us on Wednesday afternoon, and my sister and her husband joined us on Thursday. We took Carol and Mark for a drive around the lake for a couple hours on Friday morning ... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving!
Thursday, November 27, 2014      4 comments

I wish a glorious Thanksgiving to all my SparkFriends. Don't eat too much, and make sure to get some time outdoors if you can.... Read more
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      5 comments

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and this afternoon we are all headed up to Clearlake to spend the holiday weekend with my parents as well as my sister and brother-in-law. I am so full of gratitude to be alive and healthy this holiday, with so much to ... Read more
Early workout - mission accomplished!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      7 comments

The guys were coming early today to replace our home's ductwork, and I wanted to make sure I got some of workout done before they arrived. I slept later than I planned but still managed to get 40 minutes of cardio and my shower done before they ... Read more
One week done!
Monday, November 24, 2014      5 comments

Today is the first day of my second week on SparkPeople. Gotta say that I'm really enjoying the interactions, the articles, the videos, and the People! Thanks for all the support and encouragement - it means a LOT. On today's schedule is a ... Read more
Sunday Slide into Thanksgiving
Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments

Today was a bit more challenging than usual. I have to get up earlier on Sundays to get to church for choir rehearsal, so I didn't have enough sleep. My brain was foggy, my head stuffy, but at least my voice was in good shape. We sounded good to... Read more
Making changes
Saturday, November 22, 2014      4 comments

There's a program in California to help finance major energy efficiency upgrades to your home. We didn't know about it until yesterday when we met with the company that takes care of our heating and air conditioning. We learned early this week t... Read more
Friday Funday!
Friday, November 21, 2014      2 comments

We are decorating the house for Christmas today and through the weekend. It will certainly add to my workout to put up our 12-foot artificial tree and get all the ornaments hung. We have 7 trees from tall to small, and many fun decorations. Toda... Read more
Day 4 - Reset
Thursday, November 20, 2014      5 comments

Yesterday I went out and bought a Weight Watchers (made by Conair) digital scale/body analyzer. It is supposed to be able to tell you your fat and water percentage, and your BMI, as well as your weight. It was $30 at Target, and hopefully will b... Read more
Day 3
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      2 comments

My 3rd day on SparkPeople! Enjoying all the resources and earning all the points and trophies! I walked almost an hour and a half yesterday, and got home with a blister on my foot the size of Kansas. I think I need new shoes. I will be usi... Read more

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